Stacie Taranto

Associate Professor, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Stacie Taranto is an associate professor of history at Ramapo College of New Jersey, where her teaching and research focus on post-1945 U.S. political and women’s history. She holds an A.B. in history from Duke University (2001) and an A.M. (2005) and Ph.D. (2010) in history from Brown University. Taranto is the author of Kitchen Table Politics: Conservative Women and Family Values in New York (University of Pennsylvania Press, Politics and Culture in Modern America Series, 2017). The project, which originated as a Ph.D. dissertation, has been supported by several institutions, including the American Association of University Women, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and the Schlesinger Library and Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. In recent years, she has published related articles in Journal of Policy History (2012) and two anthologies, Inventing the Silent Majority in Western Europe and the United States: Conservatism in the 1960s and 1970s (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and Making Suburbia: New Histories of Everyday America (University of Minnesota Press, 2015). She has also written book reviews for the Journal of American History, been published in popular publications such as The Washington Post, and presented work at a variety of professional conferences.

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